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How old was Ian McKellen in the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King?

Ian McKellen was 63 in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King when he played the character 'Gandalf the White'.

That was over 19 years ago in 2003.

Today he is 83, and has starred in 97 movies in total, 47 since The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, I think Ian McKellen looks:

Did you know?

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King scores 8.3 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Ian McKellen's first acting role was as 'Roger' in Alfred the Great, released in 1969 when he was 30.

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